“Sushi tastes amazing. A great steak is just amazing.” Those are not the words you expect to hear from a leader of the vegetarian movement.
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Religion and Race: Can Megachurches Desegregate?
One Sunday last fall, Bill Hybels, founder and senior pastor at the Willow Creek Community Church in Chicago’s northwest suburbs, was preaching on the logic and power of Jesus’ words “Love thine enemy.” As is his custom, Hybels was working a small semicircle of easels arrayed behind his lectern, reinforcing key phrases. Hybels’ preaching is economical, precise of tone and gesture.
Microloans vs. Microinsurance
How Veterans’ Hospitals Became the Best in Health Care
What’s Still Wrong with Wall Street
Analyst: King wrong over ‘break up banks’ call
Bank of England Governor Mervyn King this week launched a scathing attack on Britain’s banking sector, calling for a break-up of behemoth financial institutions that have taken billions of public money to stay afloat. King says Britain’s Main Street banks should be separated from their risky investment arms to dissolve a culture in which some banks can fall back on the knowledge that they are “too important to fail” and thus can keep gambling with vast amounts of public cash.
Schools across Pakistan close after deadly suicide blasts
First woman wins Nobel Prize for economics
Economic summit comes year after financial meltdown
As the leaders of the world’s industrial powers gather this week in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, their economies are starting to emerge from the shadow of the worst financial downturn since the Great Depression. A year ago, global markets were in free fall as governments moved to prop them up, sometimes nationalizing financial institutions and automakers.